Festbier | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BA SCORE
52.8%
Liked This Beer
3.67 w/ 1,965 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,302
Reviews:
797
Ratings:
1,965
Liked:
1,037
Avg:
3.67/5
pDev:
12.81%
Alströms:
3.68
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
250
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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3.64/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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2.81/5  rDev -23.4%

Bottle DD 24 Dec 14 at 40 degrees into snifter
Aroma of malt
Head small (<1 cm), off white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring
Lacing none
Body medium orange, chill haze
Flavor of malt; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 2.75, Aroma 3, Flavor 2.75, Palate 2.75, Overall 2.8125. Final weighted score: 2.8125.
Chill haze and tiny head/no lacing detract from appearance. The malt overpowers the hops resulting in an unbalanced brew. Carbonation is just a little too lively, bordering on aggressive.

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Very nice and smooth beer with a bit of hop to finish.

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.6/5  rDev -1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.7/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.48/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.64/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4.6/5  rDev +25.3%

Poured bottle into glass. 5.6% abv

Appearance- Cloudy orange amber with a two finger slightly off white head that dissipates.

Smell- Lemon along with some fresh caramel malt and honey.

Taste- Rich caramel malt flavor. Toasted cracker tastes goes on to a mild bitterness as far as this style goes. A short and simple flavor profile but quite lively.

Mouthfeel- Medium-thin with great carbonation. Crisp.

Overall- A near perfect octoberfest in my opinion. So flavorful. The malt taste in this beer is great. Well done and a must try oktoberfest!

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Festbier from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 52.8% out of 100 with 1,965 ratings
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